KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaican neighborhood in Barbados is shocked and saddened to study of the passing yesterday of former Honorary Consul for Jamaica in Barbados Elias Azan, OD on the College Hospital of the West Indies in Kingston. He was 65 years outdated.
Azan served as Honorary Consul for Jamaica for over 10 years, throughout which period he additionally served as dean of the Consular Corps of Barbados. Previous to his appointment as Honorary Consul, his service to the Jamaican Group by way of the Jamaican Affiliation of Barbados each as president and a member of the manager spanned a few years. He was recognised for his service to Jamaica and Jamaicans in Barbados with the award of the Order of Distinction within the 2008 Jamaica nationwide honours checklist.
Azan was the previous managing director of Alamac Buying and selling Firm, a family-owned export/import dealer positioned on Fontabelle, Barbados. Alamac Buying and selling distributed many established Jamaican manufacturers and was additionally the producer/distributor of Herrs model of chips in Barbados. A number of years after the passing of his father, Lutfy Azan, the enterprise was divested and the household relocated to Jamaica.
Azan was on the time of his passing in Jamaica the group director of operations of Bashco Buying and selling Firm Ltd. He was additionally the sitting chairman of the Munro School board, having additionally served because the president of the Munro School Previous Boys Affiliation.
He’s remembered as a household man, an affable, philanthropic and neighborhood spirited businessman and a dedicated Christian. His lively participation and plenty of management roles within the Plentiful Life Meeting and later New Dimensions Ministries supplied him alternatives to serve and to the touch the lives of many Barbadians as nicely.
Honorary Consul for Jamaica in Barbados, Ella Hoyos, in response to information of his passing mentioned, “Elias was such a gregarious, heat, beneficiant and dedicated member of the Jamaican neighborhood that everybody will keep in mind him fondly. He was such a patriotic, large hearted, engaged, and enthusiastic Jamaican who additionally possessed an infinite regional spirit. His passing is a blow to our neighborhood and I’m positive to his many Barbadian buddies who additionally knew and cherished him and to whom he turned household over his a few years dwelling right here.
“We lengthen our deepest condolences to his cherished spouse of almost 40 years, Yasmin, his beloved sons Lutfy and Omar, his expensive mom Angeline, his siblings Joseph and Donna, and the remainder of his household and family members.”
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